Current Affairs Quiz: June 20, 2020

Current Affairs 20 June 2021 Quiz

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  1. Recently Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched how many customized Crash Course programme for COVID-19 frontline workers?
    A) 2
    B) 6
    C) 4
    D) 5
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the six customized Crash Course programme for COVID-19 frontline workers through video conferencing under the Skill India scheme.
  2. Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises has extended the validity of Udyog Aadhaar Memorandum from 31st March uptill which date?
    A) 30th November
    B) 30th July
    C) 30th August
    D) 31st December
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises has extended the validity of Udyog Aadhaar Memorandum from 31st March to 31st December this year.
  3. Which state government will soon set up a Vedic Education and Sanskar Board to revive the knowledge of Sanskrit scriptures and vedas?
    A) TamilNadu
    B) Uttar Pradesh
    C) Rajasthan
    D) Assam
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Rajasthan government will soon set up a Vedic Education and Sanskar Board to revive the knowledge of Sanskrit scriptures and vedas, officials said. The board is likely to be formed in the next four to five months.
  4. Which INS is participating in the maiden IN – EUNAVFOR Joint Naval Exercise in the Gulf of Aden?
    A) Salvar
    B) Vikramaditya
    C) Vayu
    D) Trikand
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Indian Naval Ship Trikand, a mission deployed for Anti-Piracy Operations, is participating in the maiden IN – EUNAVFOR Joint Naval Exercise in the Gulf of Aden.
  5. What is the rank of India in assets held in Swiss banks last year?
    A) 41st
    B) 47th
    C) 50th
    D) 51st
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Annual data from Switzerland’s central bank showed that funds parked by Indian individualsand firms in banks of that country rose to more than Rs 20,700 crore (2.55 billion Swiss francs) in 2020.
  6. From Indian side,who participated in the 8th ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meeting Plus (ADMM-Plus) via video conferencing?
    A) Narendra Singh Tomar
    B) Nitin Gadkari
    C) Rajnath Singh
    D) Narendra Modi
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Defence Minister Rajnath Singh participated in the 8th ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meeting Plus (ADMM-Plus) via video conferencing.
  7. Recently Uk signed historic free trade agreement with which country ?
    A) Vietnam
    B) Australia
    C) Austria
    D) Scotland
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Prime Minister of Britain Boris Johnson and his Australian counterpart Scott Morrisonhave mutually agreed on a historic Free Trade Agreement (FTA).
  8. India have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with which country for cooperation in the environment sector?
    A) Bhutan
    B) Nepal
    C) Vietnam
    D) Japan
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    India and Bhutan have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for cooperation in the environment sector, Union Environment Prakash Javadekar said.
  9. Recently RBI decided to grant in-principle approval to Which company to set up a small finance bank?
    A) Freecharge Limited
    B) Reliance
    C) Nippon Services Limited
    D) Centrum Financial Services Limited
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Reserve Bank of India (RBI) decided to grant in-principle approval to Centrum Financial Services Limited to set up a Small Finance Bank.
  10. Which organisation has released a Consultative Document on Regulation of Microfinance?
    A) RBI
    B) NABARD
    C) IFFCO
    D) SIDBI
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Reserve Bank of India has released a Consultative Document on Regulation of Microfinance. It has been released for harmonising the regulatory frameworks for various regulated lenders in the microfinance space.
  11. As per report, India’s agriculture exports registered increase of how much percent in 2021-21?
    A) 17.34%
    B) 18.50%
    C) 17.50%
    D) 16.55%
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    India has registered tremendous growth in agriculture exports during the last financial year.
  12. As per RBI, Foreign exchange reserves of country reached an all-time high of how much amount as on June 4,2021?
    A) USD 675 billion
    B) USD 705 billion
    C) USD 568 billion
    D) USD 605 billion
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Reserve Bank of India has said that, Foreign exchange reserves of country reached an all-time high of US$ 605.0 billion on June 4, 2021. In last one year, country’s foreign exchange reserve rose by US$ 103 Billion.
  13. As per data, India’s overall exports including merchandise and services are estimated to be how much in April-May of 2021?
    A) USD 98.29 billion
    B) USD 95.65 billion
    C) USD 85 billion
    D) USD 99.95 billion
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    India’s overall exports including merchandise and services are estimated to be USD 98.29 billion in April-May of this year. The overall exports exhibited a positive growth of nearly 57 per cent in the corresponding period of last year.
  14. Who won the 76th U.S. Women’s Open golf championship ?
    A) Samuo Hatsinaka
    B) Lee Weing
    C) Nasa Hataoka
    D) Yuka Saso
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Yuka Saso bounced back from two early double bogeys and bested Japan’s Nasa Hataoka in the third hole of a sudden death playoff to win the 76th U.S. Women’s Open golf championship at the Olympic Club in San Francisco.
  15. Which Indian male clinched gold at the Meeting Cidade de Lisboa in Lisbon?
    A) Lokesh Thapa
    B) Neeraj Chopra
    C) David Dhawan
    D) Rakesh Sharma
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Indian javelin ace Neeraj Chopra produced a stunning return to the international circuit by striking gold at the Meeting Cidade de Lisboa in Lisbon.
  16. Recently Global sports brand PUMA has extended its decade long partnership with which Indian cricketer by signing him as the face of PUMA Motorsport in India?
    A) Virat Kohli
    B) Rohit Sharma
    C) Yuvraj Singh
    D) MS Dhoni
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Global sports brand PUMA has extended its decade long partnership with former Indian Cricketer Yuvraj Singh by signing him as the face of PUMA Motorsport in India.
  17. Who was appointed as ‘Counsellor’ in India’s Permanent Mission in the World Trade Organisation for three years?
    A) Raman Rao
    B) Ashish Chaudhary
    C) Vikramjit Sen
    D) Aashish Chandorkar
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Ahead of the WTO’s ministerial conference later this year, the government has appointed a private person Aashish Chandorkar as ‘Counsellor’ in India’s Permanent Mission in the World Trade Organisation for three years.
  18. Recently Shyam Sundar Jyani’s environment conservation concept, Familial Forestry has won this year’s prestigious United Nations’ Land for Life Award.He belongs to which state?
    A) Haryana
    B) Rajasthan
    C) Bihar
    D) Uttar Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Rajasthan-based climate activist Shyam Sundar Jyani’s environment conservation concept, Familial Forestry has won this year’s prestigious United Nations’ Land for Life Award.
  19. Recently Home Ministry has operationalised the national Helpline Number and Reporting Platform for preventing financial loss due to cyber fraud.Find the number?
    A) 145661
    B) 155260
    C) 154270
    D) 152265
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Home Ministry has operationalised the national Helpline 155260 and Reporting Platform for preventing financial loss due to cyber fraud.
  20. Which application was launched by Punjab Sports and Youth Services Minister Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi for putting the Sports Department and all the Sports persons of State of Punjab on Digital platform?
    A) Khedo Punjab
    B) Khelo Punjab
    C) Khel khel me
    D) Aao Khelo Punjab
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Punjab Sports and Youth Services Minister Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi launched a special Mobile App “Khedo Punjab” for putting the Sports Department and all the Sports persons of State of Punjab on Digital platform.
  21. Which state government launched e-Pathsala and e-Mulyankan facilities for students?
    A) Kerala
    B) Uttar Pradesh
    C) Odisha
    D) Punjab
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    After launching YouTube classes for students of Class IX and X, the Odisa government launched e-Pathsala and e-Mulyankan facilities keeping in mind disruption of classes during the ongoing pandemic. These online platforms will benefit students, teachers and district education officers (DEOs).
  22. Recently legendary Milkha Singh passed away.He was related to which profession?
    A) Actor
    B) Sports
    C) Social Activist
    D) Author
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Legendary Indian sprinter Milkha Singh died of complications due to coronavirus disease (Covid-19), at the age of 91, after a month-long battle with Covid-19 in Chandigarh.
  23. When is National Reading Day observed?
    A) June 18
    B) June 20
    C) June 17
    D) June 19
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    National Reading Day 2021 would be celebrated across the country on June 19, 2021 and the entire month till July 18 will be observed as Reading Month.
  24. When is International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict observed?
    A) June 20
    B) June 19
    C) June 18
    D) June 21
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict is marked on, June 19.
  25. When is World Crocodile Day observed?
    A) June 17
    B) June 18
    C) June 19
    D) June 20
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    World Crocodile Day is celebrated on 17th June.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of NABARD?
    A) Mumbai
    B) Chennai
    C) NewDelhi
    D) Kolkata
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. Where is the HQ of Association of South East Asian Nations?
    A) NewDelhi
    B) Jakarta
    C) Thimphu
    D) Beijing
    View Answer
    Option B

  3. What is the currency of Australia?
    A) Krone
    B) Euro
    C) Dollar
    D) Peso
    View Answer
    Option C

  4. Where is the HQ of World Trade Organisation?
    A) Geneva
    B) Rome
    C) London
    D) Paris
    View Answer
    Option A

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